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Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
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48
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50,028
VIEWS
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Scarecrow Video began life in 1988 with one simple vision: to unite people with film. At the heart of this vision was a deep passion for cinematic storytelling. It began with a few hundred tapes in the back of a record store, and for more than 28 years its devoted caretakers have gradually accumulated the largest independently owned video and physical media library in the country, currently boasting over 128,000 titles. You can find film and television from 129 countries, in 126 different...
Scarecrow Video
by KING-TV
movies

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Title: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV22 Description: This home video release of a Seattle Children's Theatre production of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs utilizes studio sets as well as outdoor locations to tell its updated tale in a humorous and family-friendly fashion; KING Broadcasting Company and FRED MEYER Present The Seattle Children's Theatre Production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Greg Palmer; copyright 1987 KING Broadcasting Co. This...
Topics: Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Seattle Children's Theatre, Snow White, Fairytales, Theater, King...
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
collection
943
ITEMS
23,106
VIEWS
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The mission of the Archives is to support the goals of the City of Seattle and the citizens of the City by identifying, acquiring, arranging, describing, preserving, and making accessible - for the use of City agencies, scholars, students, and the general public - the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials. The Motion Picture Collection Index contains descriptions of motion picture film, video, and digital video in the Seattle Municipal Archives....
Topics: Seattle, City Light, Department of Engineering
Wing Luke Museum
Wing Luke Museum
collection
168
ITEMS
11,126
VIEWS
collection

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The mission of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience  is to connect everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of the Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences. As a National Park Service Affiliated Area and the first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience offers an authentic perspective on a unique version of the American story. Nationally...
Topic: Wing Luke Museum
Museum of History & Industry
Museum of History & Industry
collection
342
ITEMS
9,725
VIEWS
collection

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By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of the Puget Sound region’s diverse history, MOHAI highlights our tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. As the largest private heritage organization in the State of Washington; the museum engages communities through interactive exhibits, online resources, and award-winning public and youth education...
Topics: Museum of History & Industry, Museum of History and Industry, MOHAI, Seattle, Seattle history,...
Seattle Public Library
Seattle Public Library
collection
190
ITEMS
6,412
VIEWS
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The Seattle Public Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. For more information, visit https://spl.org .
Topic: Pacific Northwest History
Wing Luke Museum
by Wakako Yamauchi
movies

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Title: And the Soul Shall Dance Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.008 Description: And The Soul Shall Dance was written by Wakako Yamauchi (1924-2018), a Japanese American playwright, short-story writer, poet and painter. The story involves a young Japanese American girl and her parents as they struggle to live in a white America during The Great Depression. And The Soul Shall Dance grapples with many of the issues facing Japanese Americans in America such as assimilation,...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
movies

eye 562

favorite 11

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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.2: All About Alice Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV13_1.mp4; preservation master SCV13.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume 2, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
collection
38
ITEMS
1,520
VIEWS
collection

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Bainbridge Island Historical Museum's mission is to collect, preserve, and foster knowledge of Bainbridge Island history. The Society began as an informal group in the 1930s, meeting in member homes. In 1949, its members joined the newly formed Kitsap County Historical Society as the Bainbridge Island branch. Elnora Parfitt was elected president and later became Museum Director. In 1971, the Bainbridge Island School District board voted to donate the former Island Center schoolhouse to the...
Topics: Bainbridge Island, Washington State, Pacific Northwest
Scarecrow Video
by Luke S. Goljan
movies

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Title: Remo Williams 2: The Adventure Continues Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV8_1.mp4; preservation master SCV8.mkv Description: This amateur film presents a sequel to the 1985 film "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins". This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power...
Topics: Amateur filmmaking, Amateur film, Independent Film, Independent filmmaker, Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.1: Spy on the Fly Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV12_3.mp4; preservation master SCV12.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Seattle Mime Theatre
Seattle Mime Theatre
collection
16
ITEMS
1,452
VIEWS
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In 1977, Richard Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Both and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro and Jacque Lecoq, and Wylie had trained with Leonard Pitt. The company performed throughout the United States and abroad for both adults and children.
Topic: Seattle Mime Theatre
Scarecrow Video
by Thomas Lee Wright
movies

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Title: Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV18 Description: Documentary portrait of one family's experience growing up with/as Crips gang members in LA. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power to transcend boundaries real and imagined....
Topics: LA, Gangs, Bloods, Crips, California, Los Angeles, Independent film, Thomas Lee Wright, Gangster,...
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
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Title: Playhouse 90: The Last Tycoon Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV2_1.mp4; preservation master SCV2.mkv Description: “The Last Tycoon” is the 24th episode in the first season of Playhouse 90. This episode, written by Don Mankiewicz and directed by John Frankenheimer, was based off the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel of the same title. In it, a movie producer is slowly working himself to death. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Don Mankiewicz, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Playhouse 90, Hollywood, Old Hollywood,...
Sally Sykes Group
Sally Sykes Group
collection
14
ITEMS
919
VIEWS
collection

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The Sykes Group was an innovative dance theater company under the direction of Sally Sykes. Their work premiered in Seattle in the 1980s and 1990s. Sally Sykes began her training in ballet, but found her love of movement and creative niche in contemporary and dance theater. Sykes' performing and choreographic life started in the UK in 1974 and continued across countries and oceans to finally settle in the Northwest. All pieces featured in this collection were choreographed by Sally Sykes-Wyle.
Topics: Sally Sykes Group, Sally Sykes, dance, performance
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.2: Les Boys Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV13_2.mp4; preservation master SCV13.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Scarecrow Video
by Sheldon Rochlin
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Title: Vali: The Witch of Positano Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV35 Description: The Witch of Positano is a documentary film by Sheldon [& Diane] Rochlin [now named Flame Schon] about Vali Myers, an Australian beatnik who migrated eventually to Positano, Italy. The film features her partner Rudi Rappold and her menagerie of animals... This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way...
Topics: Amateur filmmaking, Experimental films, Documentary films, Pets, Vali Myers, Menageries, Artists,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
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Title: Interview with Nellie Chinn Woo (#1) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.086 Description: Kong Yick #35: Nellie Chinn Woo. Oral history interview with Nellie Chinn Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Scarecrow Video
by Marshall Riggan
movies

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Title: Cry for Poor Wally Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV11_1.mp4; preservation master SCV11.mkv Description: This 1969 film was directed by Marty Young and written by Marshall Riggan. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power to transcend boundaries real and imagined. For...
Topics: Marty Young, Marshall Riggan, Independent film, Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.1: What Really Happened to Baby Jane? Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV12_1.mp4; preservation master SCV12.mkv Description: Freida and Roz Berri star in this 1970's drag parody of the classic film, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Also, starring Clod Hopper, Patti Pope, Loretta, Tony Silva, Mazie Meland and Cora Miles. Directed by Connie B. De Mille. This video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Scarecrow Video
by Inside the Soviet Union
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Title: World War II: Soviet War Stories - Part 3: Heroic Exploit Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV1_3.mp4; preservation master SCV1.mkv Description: Part of the video series Inside the Soviet Union, this short film describes involvement and action during World War II from internal perspectives, as the film was produced by Soviet filmmakers under control and supervision of their government. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video....
Topics: World War II, WW2, Soviet Union, War, USSR, Soviet filmmaking, Soviet film, Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
by Meg Partridge
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Title: Portrait of Imogen Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV23 Description: Documentary consists of voice-over by Imogen Cunningham as she reviews her still photographs of famous and ordinary people, as well as other compositions, and comments on her techniques and career; Copyright 1987 Meg Partridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past,...
Topics: Seattle, Seattle Artists, PNW Artist, Photography, Imogen Cunningham, Women artists, Women...
Scarecrow Video
movies

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Title: Playhouse 90: For Whom the Bell Tolls (Part 1 of 2) Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV3_1.mp4; preservation master SCV3.mkv Description: This two part episode of Playhouse 90 retells Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel of the Spanish Civil War. An American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of...
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Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ernest Hemingway, Spanish Civil War, Old Hollywood, War, Vintage television,...
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
movies

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Title: Playhouse 90: Forbidden Area Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV2_2.mp4; preservation master SCV2.mkv Description: This episode of Playhouse 90 was the first of that TV anthology series. Airing October 4, 1956, it was Rod Serling's adaptation of Pat Frank's novel Forbidden Area about Soviet sabotage, and starred Charlton Heston and Vincent Price. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Rod Serling, Charlton Heston, Tab Hunter, Vincent Price, Soviet Union, Spy, Pat...
Scarecrow Video
by Inside the Soviet Union
movies

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Title: World War II: Soviet War Stories - Part 2: Classmates Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV1_2.mp4; preservation master SCV1.mkv Description: Part of the video series Inside the Soviet Union, this short film describes involvement and action during World War II from internal perspectives, as the film was produced by Soviet filmmakers under control and supervision of their government. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For...
Topics: World War II, WW2, Soviet Union, War, USSR, Soviet filmmaking, Soviet film, Scarecrow Video
Seattle Public Schools - Archives
Seattle Public Schools - Archives
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22
ITEMS
257
VIEWS
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The mission of the archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling, schools and student voices. Because the district is governed in part by local politics, the record of their discussions and activities is engaging history. The school district serves researchers, current students and the public in the development of educational and community history and practices. Our collection consists of published printed materials, manuscripts and ephemera along with...
Topics: Seattle Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools Archives, education, K-12, public schools, Seattle
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies

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Cartoon of Sparky, fire prevention dig pointing out sources of fire in residential homes. Item 813, Record Series 2801-11: Seattle Fire Department Moving Images Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Fire Department, Fire Protection
Scarecrow Video
by Startime
movies

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Title: Startime: Turn of the Screw Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV5_1.mp4; preservation master SCV5.mkv Description: Startime was one of the first American television shows to be broadcast in color. In this episode, a governess (Ingrid Bergman), put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ingrid Bergman, Horror, Thriller, Old Hollywood, Ghosts, Supernatural,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wakako Yamauchi
movies

eye 371

favorite 1

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Title: 12-1-A Original Format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.001 Description: 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi. A play by Wakako Yamauchi that was first produced in 1982. Set in the concentration camp in Poston , Arizona—the same camp the author was incarcerated in—from May 1942 to July 1943, the play follows several Japanese American families at Poston as their characters grapple with the loyalty questionnaire , military service, and possible resettlement . The title of the play refers to the camp...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American, Asian Pacific Islander, Norhtwest Asian American Theater, Asian...
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
movies

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favorite 10

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Title: Playhouse 90: Winter Dreams Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV7_1.mp4; preservation master SCV7.mkv Description: In this episode of Playhouse 90, a successful young man announces his recent engagement, only to be forced to reconsider his future following the sudden reappearance of a girl he has loved for years. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Old Hollywood, Vintage television, Vintage TV, Vintage...
King County Archives
King County Archives
collection
14
ITEMS
1,650
VIEWS
collection

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The mission of the King County Archives is to serve the public and agencies of King County by collecting, preserving, holding in trust, and facilitating access to County records of enduring historical value that document its land, people, culture, and governance. Through their service, they strive to foster appreciation and understanding of King County’s origins and continuing history. The Archives are a repository of historical King County government records, which are open to public view....
Topics: King County, history
Wing Luke Museum
by David Henry Hwang
movies

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Title: The Dance and The Railroad (Excerpts) Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.012 Description: The Dance and The Railroad was written by David Henry Hwang. Set against the backdrop of the Chinese American railroad workers’ strike of 1867, The Dance and the Railroad rejects the stereotype of submissive immigrant laborers, and depicts assertive men who demanded their rights despite great personal risk. The play compares the optimistic and idealistic Ma to the pragmatic and...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
movies

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Title: Carnival of the Animals Item I.D.: SMT_32 Original format: VHS Description: Footage of the Seattle Mime Theatre performance “The Carnival of the Animals,'' at the Lee Theatre at Forest Ridge School in Bellevue, Washington. The program includes short, amusing characterizations of various animals using special movements, masks and costumes. The performance includes an adaptation of the fairy tale, The Story of Troung-Chi . Choreographed and performed by Seattle Mime Theatre. Performers...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by State of Washington Department of Natural Resources
movies

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Footage of a wildfire from the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources. Item 8757, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Washington State, DNR, Wildfire, Fire
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Engineering Department
movies

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Demolition of East Span of West Seattle Bridge. Item 678, Record Series 2613-09: Engineering Department Moving Images Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Arterials, Bridges, Construction, Construction Equipment, Demolition, People working, West Seattle
Scarecrow Video
by Inside the Soviet Union
movies

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Title: World War II: Soviet War Stories - Part 4: Around the Soviet Union Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV1_4.mp4; preservation master SCV1.mkv Description: Part of the video series Inside the Soviet Union, this short film describes involvement and action during World War II from internal perspectives, as the film was produced by Soviet filmmakers under control and supervision of their government. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow...
Topics: World War II, WW2, Soviet Union, War, USSR, Soviet filmmaking, Soviet film, Scarecrow Video
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Municipal Archives
movies

eye 246

favorite 6

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Video of a truck in the desert. Item 8863, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Truck, Desert, Field, Outside, Farm
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
movies

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Title: Interview with Arthur Erickson - #1 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_aerickson_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 5 of an interview with Arthur Erickson. This interview was conducted by Abraham Roganick on July 28, 1986 at Erickson’s home in Vancouver, B.C. Arthur Erickson (1924-2009) was a noted Canadian architect, responsible for the designs of projects such as the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. and Simon Fraser University. Erickson received the American Institute of...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, architects,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Dmae Roberts
movies

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Title: Janie Bigo Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.041 Description: Janie Bigo , written by Dmae Roberts. Directed by Susan diRende. "Janie Bigo by Dmae Roberts is a marvelous mix of comedy, mystery and romance - with snappy music, no less. The plot centers on Janie Nguyen, an orphaned AmerAsian who ends up in the US. searching for her GI father. Janie's rock 'n roll Girl-Group, the "Bigos," perform un-love songs as an antidote to the "drippy" songs on the...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Scarecrow Video
movies

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Title: Playhouse 90: For Whom the Bell Tolls (Part 2 of 2) Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV4_1.mp4; preservation master SCV4.mkv Description: This two part episode of Playhouse 90 retells Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel of the Spanish Civil War. An American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ernest Hemingway, Spanish Civil War, Old Hollywood, War, Vintage television,...
Museum of History & Industry
by Museum of History & Industry
movies

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Title: Interview with Guendolen Plestcheeff - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: 1985.135.21_1 Description: This is Part 1 of 2 of an interview with Guendolen Plestcheeff. This interview was conducted by John Robinson at her home on May 22, 1985. Guendolen Carkeek Plestcheeff (1892 – 1994) was a Seattle preservationist and arts advocate. Plestcheef was the daughter of Morgan and Emily Carkeek, who arrived in Seattle in 1885. The family donated the land for Carkeek park, and Emily Carkeek...
Topics: MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, Museum of History & Industry, Pacific Northwest, Pacific...
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
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Title: Interview with Arthur Erickson - #2 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_aerickson_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 5 of an interview with Arthur Erickson. This interview was conducted by Abraham Roganick on July 28, 1986 at Erickson’s home in Vancouver, B.C. Arthur Erickson (1924-2009) was a noted Canadian architect, responsible for the designs of projects such as the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. and Simon Fraser University. Erickson received the American Institute of...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, architects,...
MIPoPS
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Sofia Girls Nordic Heritage Museum Film Collection, approximately 1939-1972 PH1383 Original: 1 film reel, black and white, sound, 16mm Part of the University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections These films were collected and held by the Nordic Museum. Many of the films are promotional travel films, produced by organizations including Scandinavian Airline Systems, the Swedish Travel Information Bureau, and the Spanish National Tourist Office. The Nordic Museum is an internationally...
Topic: Film archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies

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Promotional video for the city of Seattle produced by Seattle-King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, MagicHour Films, and Bozell Advertising. Item 8929 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Travel promotion, Visit Seattle,...
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
movies

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Title: "Good Morning, Fairbanks" interview with Seattle Mime Theatre Item I.D.: SMT_27 Original format: VHS Description: Seattle Mime Theatre members Richard Davidson, Bruce Wylie and Elizabeth Roth are interviewed on the local television program, "Good Morning, Fairbanks!" in the early days of Seattle Mime Theatre. In 1977, Richard “Rick” Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Roth and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
Wing Luke Museum
by Amy Hill
movies

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Title: Tokyo Bound Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.054 Description: Tokyo Bound, by Amy Hill. Tokyo Bound is a touching autobiographical one-woman multi-media show that chronicles and examines the experiences of a young Japanese-Finnish American who journeys to her mother's homeland: Japan. Through a series of character studies and humorous vignettes, she reveals the complexities of Japanese women. During this one-hour production, the audience is introduced to, among others, an...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
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Compilation footage of the zookeeper, marmots, polar bears, children, baby leopards, otters, kid's train, llamas, two girls in kimonos, chimpanzee with hat, entrance, goats, reindeer, buffalo, elephants, penguins. Item 963, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Woodland Park Zoo, footage, zookeeper, marmots, polar bears, children, baby leopards, otters,...
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
movies

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Title: Interview with Arthur Erickson - #3 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_aerickson_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 5 of an interview with Arthur Erickson. This interview was conducted by Abraham Roganick on July 28, 1986 at Erickson’s home in Vancouver, B.C. Arthur Erickson (1924-2009) was a noted Canadian architect, responsible for the designs of projects such as the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. and Simon Fraser University. Erickson received the American Institute of...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, architects,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies

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favorite 2

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Public service announcement on ways to reduce residential energy consumption. Presented through a rap performed by Steve Wesley (lyrics by Sir Mix-A-Lot) and featuring the Madrona Youth Theater. Item 5542, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Energy conservation, public service announcement, utility bills, Seattle, rap, Seattle City Light
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies

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Footage of the Woodland Park Pony Club at the Woodland Park Zoo (no audio).
Topics: Zoos, Horses, Picnics, Pony clubs, Children, Animals, Elephants, Peacocks, Pandas
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies

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Interviews with female employees about their participation in Seattle City Light's Clerical Upward Mobility Program, which was designed to give clerical workers opportunities to work in traditionally male-dominated positions. Features Betty Schermerhorn, Judy Dodd, Bev Harada, Kellie Hunyady, Dawn Hodo, and Linda Mosely. Item 4279, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, women workers
Seattle Public Schools - Archives
by Storytellers Productions Limited
movies

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Title: Two Tales of Wesakechak Item I.D.:  SPS_spshuchoosedahtalesofwesakechakayekis Original Format: VHS Description: Tales of Wesakechak: Why Bees Have Stingers, and Wesakechak and the First Indian People. A Huchoosedah Indian Education Video. These episodes of puppet theater tell two Native American folktales. The mission of Seattle Public School Archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling, schools and student voices. Because the district is governed in...
Topics: Seattle Public Schools, Native American History, Wesakechak
Wing Luke Museum
by Nikki Nojima Louis
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Title: Breaking the Silence (Part 1) Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.009 Description: Breaking the Silence was written by Nikki Nojima Louis and first performed in May 1986 at the University of Washington as a fundraising event for the Gordon Hirabayashi court cases (one of four cases concerning aspects of the Japanese American exclusion and incarceration to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court). Breaking the Silence depicts the history of Japanese Americans in Seattle and the voices...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Seattle Audubon Society
Seattle Audubon Society
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Since 1916, Seattle Audubon members and volunteers have continually worked for the protection, restoration and preservation of natural habitat for birds and other wildlife. These years of experience have never been more important than today as the growth in our region stresses many habitats and their inhabitants. Faithful volunteers work hand-in-hand with dedicated staff to provide education programs to children and adults, to engage neighborhoods in citizen science projects, and to protect...
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
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Title: Interview with Pasquale Minotti - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_pminotti_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Pasquale Minotti This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 29, 1988 at the home of Pasquale’s son, Dr. Dominick Minotti in Seattle. Pasquale Minotti was born in Sant’Angelo Limosano, Italy. His parents were Domenico and Ezelinda (DiPaolo) Minotti. During the interview he describes growing up in Italy, coming to America and...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, Pasquale...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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Selections from scenic B-roll taken of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project from various locations including Cascade Mountain Peaks surrounding Upper Skagit, Diablo Dam and Lake, sunset shots of the Skagit River, salmon returning, and footage from the snow survey at the Skagit Watershed in the Cascade Mountains. Item 7561, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Upper Skagit, Diablo Dam, Diablo Lake, Skagit River, Hydroelectric...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Unedited footage of salmon tagging in the Skagit River. Item 7656, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Seattle City Light, Salmon, Fish, Fisheries, Biology, Environmental science, Skagit River, Pacific...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Silent footage of black and white photographs of the 3rd Avenue repaving project. Includes shots of photos from a 1928 album. Tape 2 of 2. Item 8782 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Infrastructure, Repaving, Historic...
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.1: Always on Sunday Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV12_2.mp4; preservation master SCV12.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: Empress of China Original format: SVHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.017 Description: A compelling look at the final years of the Manchu Dynasty's Dowager Empress, who ruled China for nearly 50 years and at the dawn of a new century, is challenged for the control of China's destiny. Box notes: Power surge begin. Act II - lost some of the show. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT)...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Title: 34 JD - A 8-84 - A Place... Original Art Koura Original Format: 3/4" Umatic Item No.: 2017.73.31 Description:  Outdoor footage of Junkoh Harui (to 1:49) and Bainbridge ferry landing from ferry (to 2:35); Interview with Art Koura (Bainbridge Island berry farmer and member of U.S. Army’s 442nd RCT during World War II). This material is part of over 12 hours of raw footage filmed for the 30-minute documentary Visible Target, produced by John de Graaf for Seattle Public Television...
Topics: Bainbridge Island, Japanese American, Japanese American History, Japanese American Relocation,...
King County Archives
by King County Arts Commission Earthworks Symposium
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An excerpt from interview with artist Lawrence Hanson at the Snoqualmie Pit site for the Earthworks Symposium. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/earthworks.aspx#Hanson
Topics: King County Archives, Earthworks, Lawrence Hanson, King County Arts Commission
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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A short promotional/informational segment on the World's Fair in Seattle highlighting the space travel and future visions exhibit, "The Five Worlds of the Century 21 Exposition." Part of a series of "promo station id's" originally airing on WTVJ Channel 4 Miami to promote various aspects of the World's Fair.
Topics: Construction, Monorail system, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, Space Needle, World's fair,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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TV program called Neighborhood News, which contains footage of neighborhood improvement projects in each sector of Seattle.    In North Seattle projects include Lake City, Greenwood, Licton Springs, Ballard Skatepark, Ballard industrial area, Fremont Peak Park, Wallingford Steps, and Bagley Habitat Garden.   In Southeast Seattle improvements include Hillside Gardens, Bradner Gardens, Orca Elementary playground, and Jefferson Park upgrades. Highlighted public art projects in Southeast Seattle...
Topics: Seattle, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle city government, Government-access...
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
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Title: Interview with Arthur Erickson - #5 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_aerickson_01_05 Description: This is part 5 of 5 of an interview with Arthur Erickson. This interview was conducted by Abraham Roganick on July 28, 1986 at Erickson’s home in Vancouver, B.C. Arthur Erickson (1924-2009) was a noted Canadian architect, responsible for the designs of projects such as the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. and Simon Fraser University. Erickson received the American Institute of...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, architects,...
King County Archives
by King County Arts Commission Earthworks Symposium
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1979 interview with artist Beverly Pepper for King County symposium, Earthworks:  Land Reclamation as Sculpture.  The artist describes her design for an earthwork at the polluted site, the Montlake Landfill in the northeast section of University of Washington campus in Seattle.  For history of the Earthworks symposium, see:  www.kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/earthworks
Topics: King County Archives, public art, environment, Earthworks, Beverly Pepper, King County Arts...
King County Archives
by King County Arts Commission Earthworks Symposium
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An excerpt from interview with artist Lawrence Hanson at the Snoqualmie Pit site for the Earthworks Symposium. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/earthworks.aspx#Hanson
Topics: King County Archives, public art, Earthworks, Lawrence Hanson, King County Arts Commission
Wing Luke Museum
by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: 1989 Community Showoff Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.051 Description: NWAAT's Holiday Community Showoff invited performers (both professional and amateur) to show off their singing, acting, dancing, and comedy skills. The Community Showoff was attended by many important members of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities, City Council members, and even Mayor Norm Rice. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
by John de Graaf
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Title: 12 JD - DeGraaf Cover Original Format: 3/4" Umatic Item No.: 2017.73.12 Description:  Outdoor shots of Gail Smith with farm scene footage (including boys with ducklings). This material is part of over 12 hours of raw footage filmed for the 30-minute documentary Visible Target, produced by John de Graaf for Seattle Public Television (KCTS) in 1984. The documentary tells the story of the exclusion and internment of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island beginning in March 1942. ...
Topics: Visible Target, Bainbridge Island, Japanese American, Japanese American History, Japanese American...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage recorded for the TV segment "Low Water Gardens", featuring students from Denny Middle School, the Joan Allen garden, and interviews. Item 8116, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Gardening, Water conservation, Seattle, Landscaping, Xeriscaping, Xeriscape, Seattle city...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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A collection of PSAs about clean water featuring actress Elaine Miles. Item 8640, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Government-access television, GATV, Seattle, Clean water, Water supply, Seattle Water Department,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
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Aerial footage of downtown Seattle, Seattle Center, the Kingdome, the West Seattle Lighthouse & Ports. Item 8851, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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Scarecrow Video
by Theater in America
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Title: The Contractor Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV38 Description: The Cheslea Theater Center of Brooklyn presents The Contractor, by David Storey. Produced by Ken Campbell, directed by Barry Davis. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power to transcend boundaries real...
Topics: Theater, Cheslea Theater Center of Brooklyn, Hal Holbrook, Longue Vue Gardens
Scarecrow Video
by Danger
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Title: Danger: Knife in the Dark Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV7_2.mp4; preservation master SCV7.mkv Description: In this claustrophobic episode of the series Danger, written by Rod Serling and directed by John Frankenheimer, Paul Newman stars as a tormented convict who must take a stand against the violent inmate who murdered his best friend. This episode aired December 7, 1954. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Rod Serling, Paul Newman, Old hollywood, Prison, Murder, Drama, Vintage...
Wing Luke Museum
by Philip Kan Gotanda
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Title: The Wash Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.057 Description: The Wash, written by Philip Kan Gotanda. Starring Tama Tokuda, Harry Fujita, Stan Asis, Bea Kiyohara. Directed by Tammis Doyle. The Wash explores the complex, poignant and humorous issues that arise when a woman decides to leave her husband of 40 years to pursue a life of her own. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...